MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins tonight announced their revised schedule for the 2020 Major League Baseball regular season, as the club’s 60th campaign in Twins Territory features a 60-game slate to be played over 66 days between July 24 and September 27. All 60 games will be televised, with 58 broadcast on FOX Sports North and two on FOX National. Additionally, all 60 games will be aired on radio via the Treasure Island Baseball Network, while 20 contests will feature a Spanish language broadcast available on twinsbeisbol.com and the Secondary Audio Program (SAP) option on FOX Sports North.
One hundred and twenty days after the originally-scheduled March 26 opener was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Twins baseball officially returns on Friday, July 24 with a 7:10 p.m. Opening Day game at Guaranteed Rate Field against the Chicago White Sox. Following a three-game series in Chicago (July 24-26), the Twins host St. Louis at Target Field for the 7:10 p.m. home opener on July 28, part of an eight-game homestand vs. the Cardinals (July 28-29), Cleveland Indians (July 30-August 2) and Pittsburgh Pirates (August 3-4).
The Twins have a strictly regional schedule in 2020, with 40 games against their American League Central Division rivals and 20 Interleague contests vs. the National League Central. Minnesota plays 10 games apiece against the White Sox (3 home/7 away), Indians (7 home/3 away), Detroit Tigers (6 home/4 away) and Kansas City Royals (4 home/6 away). The Twins will have a six-contest Interleague Border Battle with the Milwaukee Brewers (3 home/3 away), while playing four games each (2 home/2 away) against both the Pirates and Cardinals. Additionally, Minnesota travels to Wrigley Field for a three-game set vs. the Chicago Cubs and hosts the Cincinnati Reds for three games.
Minnesota’s 60-game season includes five road trips, which will span lengths of three games (July 24-26 at CWS), eight (August 5-12 at PIT, KC and MIL), 10 (August 21-30 at KC, CLE and DET), two (September 8-9 at STL) and seven (September 14-20 at CWS and CHC). After the initial July 28-August 4 homestand, the Twins return to Target Field four more times for stays of seven games (August 14-20 vs. KC and MIL), seven (August 31-September 7 vs. CWS and DET), three (September 11-13 vs. CLE) and five (September 22-27 vs. DET and CIN to end the regular season).